Jul 1, 2015

Jishnu Bhattacharjee VC Venture Capitalist

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Jishnu Bhattacharjee is an active VC in Indian startup circuit , he is the MD of Nexus ventures a Venture Capital fund which invests primarily in India & Silicon valley Startups.

Current Role
Jishnu brings to Nexus several years of operating and investing expertise in hi-technology start-ups. He has invested in technology, internet and technology enabled services companies and is interested in a wide range of start-ups. Jishnu is currently on the boards of Vdopia, Druva, GenWi, helpshift, Unmetric, Oxdata, Elasticbox, Biz2Credit and observes the board of Kaltura. His investments also include Cloud.com (acquired by Citrix) and Gluster (acquired by Red Hat).

Background & Experience
Before joining the VC industry, Jishnu held engineering management and product management roles at a leading communication systems start-up, Scintera Networks and a leading circuits and systems company, Maxim Integrated Products. Jishnu has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he ran the Venture Capital Club and co-led GSB Principal Investing Conference. Jishnu also holds an MS degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a BTech from IIT Kharagpur, and is an inventor of more than a dozen US patents.

Cloud.com (acquired by Citrix)
Astrid (acquired by yahoo)
Gluster (acquired by red hat)
LiveProfile (acquired by RiM)


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